Bitter is a British style of pale ale that varies in colour from gold to dark amber, and in strength from 3% to 7% alcohol by volume. Welcome to Ask Kate About Beer, in which The Takeout's resident beer Ask Kate About Beer: What is a bitter, and why isn't it very bitter?. In my mind (OK suspect) I swear I've always heard "a pint of bitter, please" So please is it "bitters" or "bitter" or both - perhaps "bitters" is like.
Just something I've noticed at pubs - I hear the phrase quite a lot. What's the difference between bitter and lager? And how does the bartender. Ask a Brit the same question, and their retort would be bitter, dispensed from a cask. They are staples among those who prefer a pint of. Learn how to order a beer in a pub plus how to find one you'll really like. "Two pints of lager, a half of bitter and three packets of crisps (potato.
These beers are traditionally served cask conditioned, but many breweries now have bottled versions, too. ABV: –% | IBU: 20–35 | Glassware: Pint Glass. When it comes to British beer, "pale ale" isn't really a beer style. It's bigger than that. The term is used primarily to refer to the entire family of bitter and India pale . I remember back in the 80's people regularly drank half bitter / half lager. I've heard it called various things like mixed, golden, Mickey Mouse. Considered about the calories in your beer? To burn off a kcal pint of bitter (a fairly tame beast in the drinks comparison league), you'd.